Monday, January 18, 2010

Who's Hiring – Top employers week of 1-18-10

Who's Hiring is a weekly survey of companies showing the highest hiring activity for the week of 1/18/10.

Not only is this valuable for job seekers, but for business analysts, corporate strategists, marketers, salespeople, investment analysts, financial advisers, and others who are interested in companies experiencing growth. Despite the recession, these companies are all expanding.
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Total Job Openings:

The hospitality, business services, retail, engineering, banking, defense, health care, and telecommunications verticals are the top industries currently hiring based on a survey of active job advertisements from the nations’ leading job boards.

Hospitality held onto the #1 spot this week as Pizza Hut, and Hilton were among the top hiring firms this week. Business Service firms IBM, Accenture, Deloitte, CSC and SAIC continue strong hiring.

Retail hiring continues strong in January, with Blockbuster and Sears still in the top 10 well after the holiday season. Other top retail hiring firms include Kmart, Murphy USA, Food Lion, and Radio Shack. Engineering firms were this week’s surprise with Praxis Engineering making it’s appearance on Who’s hiring at #4.

Banking continued strong this week as JPMorganChase registered #5 on the hiring list, while Wells Fargo, Bank of America, PNC, and Fifth Third were also included in the top hiring companies. Defense companies remained top hiring firms led by US Army, General Dynamics, and Raytheon, making the list.

Health care hiring continued its strong past quarter, led by UnitedHealth, HCR Manorcare, Gentiva Health, Aegis Therapies, Amedisys Home Health, and Quest Diagnostics among the health care top hiring companies. Telecommunications continued strong hiring, with AT&T and Verizon still staffing actively, joined by T-Mobile.

Based on surveys of US job advertisements in the top job board aggregators, the following companies added the most job openings:

Total Job Openings by direct advertisers (Recruiters & Staffing Companies not included):

  1. PizzaHut
  2. IBM
  3. Blockbuster
  4. Praxis Engineering Tech
  5. JPMorgan Chase
  6. U.S. Army
  7. Sears
  8. UnitedHealth Group
  9. AT&T
  10. General Dynamics
  11. HCR ManorCare
  12. Gentiva Health Services
  13. T-Mobile
  14. Kmart
  15. Raytheon
  16. KEYW
  17. Verizon Wireless
  18. Accenture
  19. Murphy USA
  20. Food Lion
  21. Wells Fargo
  22. La Petite Academy
  23. Deloitte
  24. Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC)
  25. Bank of America
  26. PNC Financial Services Group
  27. Aegis Therapies
  28. Aflac
  29. Snap-on Tools
  30. Combined Insurance
  31. SAIC
  32. Amedisys Home Health
  33. Hilton Hotels
  34. DaVita
  35. Insphere Insurance
  36. Quest Diagnostics
  37. Childtime
  38. RadioShack
  39. Fifth Third Bank
  40. Allstate

Job Openings Added This Week:

The Engineering, Hospitality, Business Services, Technology, Retail, Telecommunications and Health care verticals are the top industries with new job postings based on a survey of the nations’ leading job advertisements added during the past seven days.

Engineering firms led new hiring advertisements this week, with Praxis Engineering taking the top spot, and URS Corporation included in the top hiring firms. Hospitality continues to staff as Pizza Hut and Hilton took out new employment listings.

Business Services continued heavy hiring with IBM, SAIC, Accenture, Deloitte, and CSC all in the top employers. Technology is back as KEYW made #4 on the list of top employers joined by Infoscitex, and Clearwire as top employers. Retail continued strong post holiday hiring with Toys”R”Us, Sears, Petco, Food Lion, Kmart, Bed Bath & Beyond, Radio Shack, and CVS Caremark in the top hiring firms.

Telecommunications remained strong for the past quarter with T-Mobile moving to #6, and with AT&T and Verizon continuing as top employment advertisers. Health care returned to the top 10 with Gentiva Health Services, HCR Manorcare, Boehringer Ingelheim, Amedisys Home Health, and Quest Diagnostics
included in the top employment new ads this week.

Job Openings added this week by direct advertisers (Recruiters & Staffing Companies not included):

  1. Praxis Engineering Tech
  2. Pizza Hut
  3. IBM
  4. KEYW
  5. Toys"R"Us
  6. T-Mobile
  7. Sears
  8. SAIC
  9. AT&T
  10. Gentiva Health Services
  11. Petco
  12. JPMorgan Chase
  13. Infoscitex Corporation
  14. Food Lion
  15. HCR Manorcare
  16. Accenture
  17. Kmart
  18. General Dynamics
  19. Wells Fargo
  20. Bank of America
  21. Deloitte
  22. Bed Bath and Beyond Inc
  23. Raytheon
  24. Clearwire
  25. Snap-on Tools
  26. DaVita
  27. Aflac
  28. Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC)
  29. Boehringer Ingelheim
  30. RadioShack
  31. CVS Caremark
  32. Hilton Hotels
  33. Insphere Insurance
  34. URS Corporation
  35. Verizon Wireless
  36. Meineke Car Care Center
  37. Amedisys Home Health
  38. Columbia University
  39. Quest Diagnostics
  40. Fifth Third Bank

Sources: CareerBuilder, Monster, Indeed, SimplyHired, HotJobs, Google. Excluded: Recruiters, Staffing firms, Training, Franchise, and Work-from-home opportunities.

Readers – If you know of employers announcing significant hiring plans, or employers actively adding large numbers of employees, please comment below to add to this list.

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